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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Alaska's Southeast, Touring the Inside Passage

ALA23
Mike Miller
Globe Pequot Press
2008
295
0762745355
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Our best-selling book on Alaska, this practical guide includes not just information on where to go and what to do in the region (with terrific town maps) but also a good overview of the area's natural history, culture and geography.
$17.95

Coming into the Country

ALA04
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1991
438
0374522871
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
A superb introduction to the state, McPhee's lyrical portrait blends history, issues and interesting facts with sketches of frontier life and unforgettable Alaskan characters.
$18.00

Marine Mammals of Alaska

ALA08
Kate Wynne
Sea Grant
2013
75
1566121213
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Designed for use in the field, this indispensable guide features large color photographs, key information and detailed range maps for all the whales, seals and other marine creatures found near the shores of Alaska and Russia. Third edition.
$25.00

Alaska and Canada's Inside Passage

ALA12
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
Coastal Cruise Tour Guides
2015
4
0961143800
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This accordion map-guide folds into a booklet, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$19.95

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Map

ALA112
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
1999
2
1566950546
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This folded, full-color map covers Glacier Bay and the surrounding area (1:94,000), including Chichagof Island and the Alexander Archipelago.
$11.95

Alaska Almanac

ALA21
Alaska Northwest
Alaska Northwest Books
2013
252
0882409379
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Zany facts and figures on the geography, history and culture of Alaska. Peppered with only-in-Alaska jokes and goofy illustrations, it makes for leisurely, entertaining browsing for the whole family.
$36.99

Alaska, Saga of a Bold Land

ALA187
Walter R. Borneman
HarperCollins Publishers
2004
608
0060503076
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this wide-ranging history, Borneman captures the personalities, bravura and challenges of Alaska, describing the days of the fur traders and explorers, the Gold Rush, the building of the railroads and current controversies.
$16.99

Skid Road, An Informal Portrait of Seattle

PNW82
Murray Morgan
University of Washington Press
1982
288
0295958464
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of Seattle, first published in 1951.
$18.95

The Klondike Fever, The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

ALA20
Pierre Berton
Hachette
2003
457
0786713178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1958, the classic history of the Yukon and Alaska gold rush by the great Canadian historian Pierre Berton. A master storyteller, Berton captures the spirit of the rowdy days of old in loving detail.
$19.99

Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

PNW06
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1979
111
0295956453
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated overview of the diverse art produced by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It focuses on the spiritual and cultural meaning of common motifs that characterize the rich art of the area.
$17.95

Travels in Alaska

ALA16
John Muir
Modern Library
2002
248
0375760490
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The centerpiece of this beloved classic is Muir's wide-eyed account of the discovery of Glacier Bay.
$17.00

Into the Wild

ALA52
Jon Krakauer
Doubleday
1997
224
0385486804
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Krakauer leaves no stone unturned in this gripping account of his investigation into the real-life story of a young man who searches for experience, wilderness and self only to meet his end in the wilds north of Mt. McKinley
$15.00

Passage to Juneau

ALA94
Jonathan Raban
Vintage Books
2000
435
0679776141
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this thoughtful account of the sea and its meaning, Raban weaves the tale of the original voyage of discovery to Vancouver with his own adventures on a solo journey aboard a 35-foot ketch along the Inside Passage.
$17.95

Alaska

ALA56
James Michener
Random House
2002
1073
037576142X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Michener tackles the 49th state in this rousing epic tale of men and wildlife on the frontier.
$20.00

Murder at Five Finger Light

ALA266
Sue Henry
Penguin Putnam
2006
272
0451412095
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Sue Henry, who has lived in Juneau for 25 years, draws on Alaskan history, lore and landscape for this classic who-done-it set on an old lighthouse on the Inside Passage.
$7.99

The Inside Passage to Alaska

ALA263
Art Wolfe
Sasquatch Books
2008
240
157061492X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Wolfe celebrates the islands, glaciers and wildlife of the Inside Passage in this tribute in dozens of color photographs.
$22.95

Travelers' Tales Alaska, True Stories

ALA264
Bill Sherwonit (Editor), Andromeda Romano-Lax
Traveler's Tales
2003
291
1885211961
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Ernestine Hayes, Jon Krakauer, Tim Cahill, Joe McGinnis, Ian Frazier, Pam Houston and others contribute to this expertly edited collection of tales.
$18.95

Alaska Wildlife

ALA123
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2000
1583551069
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated card features color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered birds, mammals and reptiles of Alaska.
$7.95

Field Guide to Alaskan Wildflowers

ALA40
Verna Pratt
1990
136
0962319201
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
With 350 color illustrations, it's slim enough to slip into your pocket.
$15.95

Northwest Field Guide

PNW211
Rainforest Publications
Rainforest Publications
2005
1888538996
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This seven-panel, folded and laminated card is an easy-to-carry identification guide to fish, marine and land mammals, sea and shore birds.
$8.50

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird.
$19.95

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Map

ALA112
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
1999
2
1566950546
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This folded, full-color map covers Glacier Bay and the surrounding area (1:94,000), including Chichagof Island and the Alexander Archipelago.
$11.95

Alaska Almanac

ALA21
Alaska Northwest
Alaska Northwest Books
2013
252
0882409379
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Zany facts and figures on the geography, history and culture of Alaska. Peppered with only-in-Alaska jokes and goofy illustrations, it makes for leisurely, entertaining browsing for the whole family.
$36.99

Alaska, Saga of a Bold Land

ALA187
Walter R. Borneman
HarperCollins Publishers
2004
608
0060503076
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this wide-ranging history, Borneman captures the personalities, bravura and challenges of Alaska, describing the days of the fur traders and explorers, the Gold Rush, the building of the railroads and current controversies.
$16.99

Skid Road, An Informal Portrait of Seattle

PNW82
Murray Morgan
University of Washington Press
1982
288
0295958464
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of Seattle, first published in 1951.
$18.95

The Klondike Fever, The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

ALA20
Pierre Berton
Hachette
2003
457
0786713178
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1958, the classic history of the Yukon and Alaska gold rush by the great Canadian historian Pierre Berton. A master storyteller, Berton captures the spirit of the rowdy days of old in loving detail.
$19.99

Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

PNW06
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1979
111
0295956453
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated overview of the diverse art produced by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It focuses on the spiritual and cultural meaning of common motifs that characterize the rich art of the area.
$17.95

Travels in Alaska

ALA16
John Muir
Modern Library
2002
248
0375760490
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The centerpiece of this beloved classic is Muir's wide-eyed account of the discovery of Glacier Bay.
$17.00

Into the Wild

ALA52
Jon Krakauer
Doubleday
1997
224
0385486804
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Krakauer leaves no stone unturned in this gripping account of his investigation into the real-life story of a young man who searches for experience, wilderness and self only to meet his end in the wilds north of Mt. McKinley
$15.00

Passage to Juneau

ALA94
Jonathan Raban
Vintage Books
2000
435
0679776141
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this thoughtful account of the sea and its meaning, Raban weaves the tale of the original voyage of discovery to Vancouver with his own adventures on a solo journey aboard a 35-foot ketch along the Inside Passage.
$17.95

Alaska

ALA56
James Michener
Random House
2002
1073
037576142X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Michener tackles the 49th state in this rousing epic tale of men and wildlife on the frontier.
$20.00

Murder at Five Finger Light

ALA266
Sue Henry
Penguin Putnam
2006
272
0451412095
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Sue Henry, who has lived in Juneau for 25 years, draws on Alaskan history, lore and landscape for this classic who-done-it set on an old lighthouse on the Inside Passage.
$7.99

Alaska Wildlife

ALA123
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2000
1583551069
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated card features color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered birds, mammals and reptiles of Alaska.
$7.95

Northwest Field Guide

PNW211
Rainforest Publications
Rainforest Publications
2005
1888538996
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This seven-panel, folded and laminated card is an easy-to-carry identification guide to fish, marine and land mammals, sea and shore birds.
$8.50

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird.
$19.95

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

More Books

Ada Blackjack

ALA196
Jennifer Niven
Hyperion
2004
384
078688746X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The incredible story of a failed 1921 mission to colonize Wrangel Island that left four men dead and Ada Blackjack, a young Inuit seamstress, alone in the arctic wilderness for six months.
$16.99

After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America

ALA41
E.C. Pielou
University of Chicago Press
1992
366
0226668126
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Eighteen thousand years ago, an immense sheet of ice covered all of present day Canada and the northernmost U.S. This story tells of how a harsh terrain was transformed into the environment we know today.
$25.00

Alaska By Cruise Ship

ALA125
Anne Vipond
Ocean Cruise Guides
2014
352
1927747031
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide to ports of call, excursions and sightseeing from Seattle to Anchorage. With a short overview of the culture, nature and history of Alaska, a full-color pull-out map and excellent town maps.
$21.95

Alaska Explorer Map

ALA153
Ocean Explorer Maps
Ocean Explorer Maps
2002
1
0953861856
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An informative, well-illustrated map of Alaska and Russia's Chukotka Peninsula at a scale of 1:3,800,000, geared to cruise and expedition travelers in the region.
$11.95

Alaska Light: Ideas and Images from a Northern Land

ALA122
Kim Heacox
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
1998
112
0944197558
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Kim Heacox, one of Alaska's most renowned photographers, turns his camera to landscapes and wildlife found throughout the state in this attractive book of photographs, complemented by informative essays.
$22.95

Alaska Travel Reference Map

ALA31
ITMB
ITMB
2016
2
177129003X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of Alaska on two sides at a scale of 1:1,500,000.
$12.95

Alaska Wilderness, Exploring the Central Brooks Range

ALA193
Robert Marshall
University of California Press
2005
236
0520244982
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A chronicle of adventures and exploration in 1930s arctic Alaska. First published in the 1950s, the book displays the author's boundless spirit and dedication to conservation.
$26.95

Alaska, An American Colony

ALA160
Stephen Haycox
University of Washington Press
2006
372
0295986298
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This engaging, scholarly history, divided between Russian exploration and the American period, offers a cultural, political and environmental overview of Alaska, also exploring the colonization and exploitation of its indigenous people and the power of myth in shaping our national perceptions of the region.
$25.00

Alaska, Reflections on Land and Spirit

ALA48
Robert Hedin, Gary Holthaus
University of Arizona Press
1994
322
0816514429
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This rich anthology features selections by John Muir, John McPhee, Barry Lopez, and others on life in Alaska over the last 100 years.
$22.95

Alaska, Tales of Adventure from the Last Frontier

ALA188
Spike Walker (Editor)
Griffin Publishing
2002
288
0312275625
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This diverse anthology of 31 tales, classic and modern, includes Jack London's famous story of the Yukon, How To Build a Fire, and Gary Paulsen's account of racing the Iditarod.
$21.99

Alaska's Bears

ALA63
Bill Sherwonit
Alaska Northwest Books
1998
96
0882404997
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This shirt pocket photographic guide to grizzlies, black bears and polar bears covers ecology, natural history and conservation.
$12.95

Alaska's History, The People, Land and Events of the North Country

ALA35
Harry Ritter
Alaska Northwest Books
1993
144
0882404326
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively pocket history from settlement and discovery to the gold rush and present.
$12.95

Alaska's Prince William Sound, A Traveler's Guide

ALA183
Mary Beth Holleman
Alaska Northwest Books
2002
96
0882405292
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated pocket guide, featuting information on attractions and background on the history, culture and nature of the region.
$12.95

Alaska's Seashore Creatures: A Guide to Selected Marine Invertebrates

ALA80
Carmen Field, Conrad Field (Photographer)
Alaska Northwest Books
1999
96
0882405160
PAPER
Field Guide
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A slim, illustrated guide to more than 50 invertebrates found along the coast of Alaska.
$12.95

Arctic Crossing, A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture

ARC98
Jonathan Waterman
Lyons Press
2002
376
1585747300
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting account of a 2,200 mile solo journey across the Arctic from Prudhoe Bay to the Gulf of Boothia by kayak, accomplished in stages from 1997-1999.
$16.95

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land

ALA201
Subhankar Banerjee, Jimmy Carter (Introduction)
Mountaineers
2003
176
0898864380
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This photographic tribute to the Alaskan Arctic is also an appeal for its preservation.
$29.95

Attu, Birding on the Edge

ALA169
Charles Osgood
American Birding Association
2003
1878788310
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A memoir of 25 years birding on the western fringes of North America.
$35.00

Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

The Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, Region of Wonders

ALA197
Terry Johnson
Sea Grant
2003
191
1566120810
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date, fact-filled illustrated primer on the region, its geography, marine and terrestrial life, mineral resources, industry and culture.
$25.00

The Big Year, A Tale Of Man, Nature, And Fowl Obsession

BRD29
Mark Obmascik
Free Press
2011
272
145164860X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Friday, October 14 sees the opening of David Frankel's The Big Year, the most unlikely Hollywood movie of the season. Who would have thought that Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson would star in a movie about ... birding. The movie is based on Mark Obmascik's utterly compelling account of a three-way race (roofing contractor, tycoon, software nerd) to see the most birds in a year.
$15.00

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0
0
0
x
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0
0
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1
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$0.00

Canada West Map

ALA55
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2013
2
3831772150
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed road map of Canada from Edmonton through the Alaskan border, printed at a scale of 1:1,900,000. Fifth edition.
$14.95

The Capture of Attu, A World War II Battle As Told by the Men Who Fought There

ALA149
Robert J. Mitchell (Editor), Sewell T. Tying, Nelson L. Drummond
Bison Books
2000
192
080329557X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
One of the lesser known battles of World War II.
$18.95

Caribou, Wanderer of the Tundra

ALA203
Tom Walker
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
2000
80
1558685243
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of the caribou by nature photographer Tom Walker.
$9.95

Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise

USA134
Kirkpatrick Sale
St. Martins
2006
464
1845111540
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A new edition of this wide-ranging and lucid portrait of the man and the legends surrounding him, originally published in 1990. Columbus is no hero in Sale's view but rather a sea-faring adventurer in search of glory, gold and god.
$21.00

The Cruelest Miles, The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic

ALA173
Gay Salisbury, Laney Salisbury
W. W. Norton & Company
2005
320
0393325709
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The gripping tale of the 1925 serum run from Seward to Nome, a tribute to the spirit and gumption of the dog drivers and sled dogs of Alaska. The authors bring the individual men, their dog teams and the conditions of early 20th-century backcountry Alaska to life in vivid detail.
$16.95

The Cruise of the Corwin

ALA76
John Muir, William Frederic Bade (Editor)
Houghton Mifflin Company
2000
320
0618057013
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An account of an 1881 voyage with Muir and others in search of the Jeanette Expedition, this book is also an eyewitness report of little-known lands including the Chukchi Peninsula, Diomede, Wrangel and Herald islands.
$18.95

Denali National Park and Preserve Map

ALA88
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2007
2
0925873691
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable, fold-up topographic map of Denali and surroundings at a scale of 1:225,000.
$11.95

Distant Shores, The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent

ART34
Constance Martin, Rockwell Kent (Illustrator)
University of California Press
2000
128
0520227123
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
1
0
A striking collection of work by the great American illustrator and adventurer. New.
$125.00

Fairbanks, A Gold Rush Town That Beat the Odds

ALA186
Dermot Cole
Epicenter Press
2008
224
1602230307
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A colorful history of Fairbanks by a local historian and newspaper columnist, featuring many archival photographs.
$19.95

Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community

ALA182
Carol Zane Jolles
University of Washington Press
2002
376
0295981881
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An overview of the people of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea.
$27.00

Gates of the Arctic National Park

ALA202
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2007
2
1566951216
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable folded map of Alaska's Gates of the Arctic National Park at a scale of 1:400,000.
$11.95

Glacier Bay National Park, A Backcountry Guide to the Glaciers and Beyond

ALA127
Jim DuFresne
Mountaineers
1987
152
0898861322
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A slim guide to Glacier Bay for the adventurous traveler, with an abundance of good general information about geology, history and wildlife. It includes descriptions of major kayaking and hiking routes.
$10.95

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

Going to Extremes

ALA54
Joe McGinnis
Plume
1989
285
0452263018
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
This hard-hitting account of life in today's Alaska takes in whites, Eskimos, and Native Indians, cities, towns, and wilderness, industry and trapping, and the idiosyncracies, dangers, vastness, and wonders of America's last frontier.
$14.00

The Great Land, Reflections on Alaska

ALA49
Robert Hedin, Gary Holthaus
University of Arizona Press
1994
317
0816514372
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
1
A grand tour of the state as seen through the eyes of some great writers.
$19.95

Green Alaska, Dreams From the Far Coast

ALA77
Nancy Lord
Counterpoint
2000
192
1582430780
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An impressionistic, evocative account of the turn-of-the-century Harriman Expedition and the changes wrought in coastal Alaska.
$15.95

Grizzlies of Mount McKinley

ALA194
Adolphe Murie
University of Washington Press
1996
272
0295962046
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Murie's classic natural history, originally published in the 1940s, is still a marvelous, beautifully written portrait of the grizzly.
$23.00

A Guide to Marine Invertebrates, Alaska to Baja California

BJA40
Daniel W. Gotshall
Sea Challengers
2005
0930118375
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This second, revised edition of Gotshall's invaluable field guide features full color photographs and brief descriptive information on 285 species of Pacific inshore and subtidal marine invertebrates.
$29.95

The Harriman Alaska Expedition Retraced: A Century of Change, 1899-2001

ALA199
Thomas S. Litwin (Editor), David Rockefeller (Introduction)
Rutgers
2004
304
0813535050
HARD COVER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging selection of articles on the history, culture and ecology of Alaska, with contributions from William Cronon, Kim Heacox and Richard Nelson.
$33.95

A History of Prince William Sound Alaska

ALA141
Jim Lethcoe, Nancy Lethcoe
Aa Balkema
2000
275
1877900125
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A locally published history of the region from fur trading center to tourist destination. With photographs, illustrations and maps.
$19.95

Ice Ages, Solving the Mystery

GEO17
Katherine Palmer Imbrie, John Imbrie
Harvard University Press
1986
224
0674440757
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the geologic evidence explaining the Earth's ice ages, written for a general audience.
$32.00

Iditarod, The Great Race to Nome

ALA185
Jeff Schultz, Bill Sherwonit
Sasquatch Books
2002
133
1570612919
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the Iditarod and dog races in Alaska, featuring both color and archival illustrations.
$23.95

Inside Passage Activity Guide

ALA184
Nancy Reynolds
Sasquatch Books
2006
288
1570614490
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Explore Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Haines and Skagway with this slim guide featuring walks and activities, each keyed to a detailed map
$16.95

Insight Guide Alaska

ALA42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780059248
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With hundreds of photos and maps, this guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on nature, history, peoples and culture.
$24.99

The Island Within

ALA17
Richard Nelson
Vintage Books
1991
284
067973239X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. Drawn from the author's journals, this is an account of the natural and cultural history of an island in the waters of Haida Strait, with emphasis on the relationship between people and the land.
$17.00

John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide

PHT01
John Shaw
Watson-Guptill Publications
2000
160
0817440593
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
An updated edition of Shaw's guide to taking better photographs of plants, animals and landscapes. The book offers solid advice on equipment and basic techniques, and is highly recommended as the best reference for the wildlife photographer.
$24.99

Katmai National Park & Preserve Map 248

ALA111
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2001
2
1566950309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, full-color topographic map of Alaska's Katmai National Park & Preserve at a scale of 1:272,000. Printed on tear-proof, water-resistant tyvek.
$11.95

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Map

ALA33
Trails Illustrated
Trails Illustrated
2
1566950163
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
1
A durable, folded, topographic recreation map of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
$11.95

Kingbird Highway, The Story of a Natural Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand

BRD27
Kenn Kaufman
Mariner Books
2006
336
0618709401
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Kaufman's absorbing account of coming-of-age as a Wichita teenager on the road in 1973 with a summer's pay in his pocket and the goal of seeing as many birds as he could in a year.
$15.99

The Nature of Southeast Alaska

ALA24
Rita O'Clair
Alaska Northwest Books
2003
256
0882404881
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This authoritative field guide to the natural history of the region, its plants and animals, marine mammals and habitats, includes line drawings and color photos.
$18.95

Lonely Planet Alaska

ALA171
Jim DuFresne, Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
448
1742206026
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive practical guide to Alaska featuring maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature and much nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing.
$24.99

Looking at Totem Poles

ALA13
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1993
191
0295972599
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An excellent survey of 110 totem poles set along the coast of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. Introductory chapters feature background information of the making, history and spiritual meaning of the carvings.
$17.95

Looking for Alaska

ALA166
Peter Jenkins
Griffin Publishing
2002
448
0312302894
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An account of an Alaskan adventure in Seward complete with eccentric local characters.
$19.99

Make Prayers to the Raven, A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest

ALA59
Richard Nelson
University of Chicago Press
1986
292
0226571637
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Weaving his travels with history, ethnography and nature, Nelson writes movingly of the traditional ways of life of Alaska's Koyukon, the Athabaskan people living in northern Alaska.
$31.00

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

Mammals of North America, Temperate and Arctic Regions

NAM02
Adrian Forsyth
Firefly Books
2006
352
1554072336
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome, illustrated reference to the mammals of North America.
$29.95

Marine Mammals of the Eastern North Pacific

ALA143
Sea Grant Alaska, Pieter Folkens (Illustrator)
Sea Grant
2013
1892710005
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This multi-panel waterproof card illustrates the region's 50 species of whales, dolphins, sea otters and seals. Includes full-color panels with typical behaviors, whalewatching guidelines and identification tips.
$10.00

Moon Handbook Alaska

ALA90
Deke Castleman, Don Pitcher
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
450
1631214969
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
From whitewater rafting to hiking, this comprehensive guidebook is an excellent overview of the places, culture and nature of Alaska and the Yukon.
$21.99

Mount McKinley, The Conquest of Denali

ALA95
Bradford Washburn
Abradale
2000
206
0810981947
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
One hundred and thirty glorious photographs of North America's highest mountain.
$27.98

My Lead Dog Was a Lesbian, Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod

ALA178
Brian Patrick O'Donoghue
Vintage Books
1996
304
0679764119
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An entertaining account of an amateur musher's ill-advised attempt to compete the 1991 Iditarod, a story of hardship and will, infused throughout with the author's good humor.
$13.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Western Region

USW406
Richard Spellenburg, National Audubon Society
Alfred Knopf
2001
862
0375402330
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A photographic field guide to 654 species of wildflowers found in the West.
$22.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2017
592
1426218354
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$29.99

Native Universe, Voices of Indian America

USA95
Clifford E. Trafzer
National Geographic
2008
320
1426203357
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This sumptuously illustrated cultural history, written exclusively by Native Americans, is published in celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
$22.00

A Naturalist in Alaska

ALA44
Adolphe Murie
University of Arizona Press
1990
302
0816511683
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Engaging, informative stories of wildlife encounters and observations by Denali's premier naturalist. Murie writes with wide-eyed wonder at the cycle of animal life in Denali in this charming account, first published in 1961 and still an excellent introduction to the park.
$21.95

The Northern Lights, The True Story of the Man Who Unlocked the Secrets of the Aurora Borealis

ARC104
Lucy Jago
Vintage Books
2002
320
0375708820
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
The compelling story of Kristian Birkeland, the turn-of-the-century Norwegian scientist who devoted his career to understanding the aurora borealis, this book also covers the science, history, myth and romance of the phenomenon.
$16.95

Northland Stories

ALA131
Jonathan Auerbach (Editor), Jack London
Penguin
1997
400
0140189963
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
London's turn-of-the-century tales of life in the remote wilderness, inspired by the Gold Rush of 1897.
$16.00

An Observers Guide to the Geology of Prince William Sound

ALA139
Jim Lethcoe
Aa Balkema
1990
240
1877900001
PAPER
Field Guide
9/20/2007
0
0
0
0
A locally published overview and guide to the geology of Prince William Sound with 78 photographs, maps and descriptions of 124 sites. It includes a history of mines and mining.
$17.95

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

PNW02
Andy MacKinnon, Jim Pojar
Lone Pine Press
2004
528
1551055309
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A terrific handbook to nearly 800 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska.
$24.95

The Presence of Whales, Contemporary Writers on the Whale

BST02
Frank Stewart (Editor)
Alaska Northwest Books
1995
319
0882404644
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
In this well-chosen series of essays, some of our best modern writers enlighten and entertain on the subject of whales, with pieces from Roger Payne, Diane Ackerman, and Barry Lopez.
$15.95

Prince William Sound, West Map

ALA85
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
1566950171
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of Prince William Sound (including Chugach National Park) at a scale of 1:105,600.
$11.95

More Books

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2017
592
1426218354
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$29.99

Where the Sea Breaks Its Back

ALA07
Corey Ford
Alaska Northwest Books
2003
220
088240394X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Ford paints a vivid portrait of Georg Steller and his first encounters with the wildlife of Kamchatka, the Bering Sea and Alaska in this gripping tale of discovery and hardship on Bering's Great Nordic Expedition of 1741.
$17.99

Looking at Totem Poles

ALA13
Hilary Stewart
University of Washington Press
1993
191
0295972599
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An excellent survey of 110 totem poles set along the coast of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. Introductory chapters feature background information of the making, history and spiritual meaning of the carvings.
$17.95

The Island Within

ALA17
Richard Nelson
Vintage Books
1991
284
067973239X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. Drawn from the author's journals, this is an account of the natural and cultural history of an island in the waters of Haida Strait, with emphasis on the relationship between people and the land.
$17.00

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

PNW02
Andy MacKinnon, Jim Pojar
Lone Pine Press
2004
528
1551055309
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A terrific handbook to nearly 800 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska.
$24.95

Trains of Discovery, Railroads and the Legacy of the National Parks

USW56
Alfred Runte
Taylor Trade Publishing
2011
128
1570984425
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An advisor to Ken Burns on National Parks, America's Best Idea, one-time Seattle mayoral candidate and all-around advocate for open space, Al Runte has revised his classic tribute to the golden age of railroads and national parks to now include protected and historic sites east of the Mississippi from the Hudson River Valley to Harpers Ferry, Gettysburg and Shenandoah. With hundreds of colorful period advertisements, posters and memorabilia of Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Canyon and Denali and other great places across the nation.
$24.95

Alaska Travel Reference Map

ALA31
ITMB
ITMB
2016
2
177129003X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of Alaska on two sides at a scale of 1:1,500,000.
$12.95

Alaska's History, The People, Land and Events of the North Country

ALA35
Harry Ritter
Alaska Northwest Books
1993
144
0882404326
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively pocket history from settlement and discovery to the gold rush and present.
$12.95

After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America

ALA41
E.C. Pielou
University of Chicago Press
1992
366
0226668126
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Eighteen thousand years ago, an immense sheet of ice covered all of present day Canada and the northernmost U.S. This story tells of how a harsh terrain was transformed into the environment we know today.
$25.00

Insight Guide Alaska

ALA42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780059248
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With hundreds of photos and maps, this guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on nature, history, peoples and culture.
$24.99

John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide

PHT01
John Shaw
Watson-Guptill Publications
2000
160
0817440593
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
An updated edition of Shaw's guide to taking better photographs of plants, animals and landscapes. The book offers solid advice on equipment and basic techniques, and is highly recommended as the best reference for the wildlife photographer.
$24.99

A Naturalist in Alaska

ALA44
Adolphe Murie
University of Arizona Press
1990
302
0816511683
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Engaging, informative stories of wildlife encounters and observations by Denali's premier naturalist. Murie writes with wide-eyed wonder at the cycle of animal life in Denali in this charming account, first published in 1961 and still an excellent introduction to the park.
$21.95

Roadside Geology, Alaska

ALA46
Cathy O'Connor, Daniel O'Haire
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2014
328
0878426191
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The geologic history of Alaska as imagined through a car window. Second edition.
$26.00

Alaska, Reflections on Land and Spirit

ALA48
Robert Hedin, Gary Holthaus
University of Arizona Press
1994
322
0816514429
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This rich anthology features selections by John Muir, John McPhee, Barry Lopez, and others on life in Alaska over the last 100 years.
$22.95

Canada West Map

ALA55
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2013
2
3831772150
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed road map of Canada from Edmonton through the Alaskan border, printed at a scale of 1:1,900,000. Fifth edition.
$14.95

Bear Attacks, Their Causes and Avoidance

BST21
Stephen Herrero
Lyons Press
2002
296
158574557X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Despite its frightening title, this book is a helpful introduction to the natural history and behavior of the bear by a long-term researcher in the field. With useful tips on "avoidance."
$16.95

Two in the Far North

ALA57
Margaret Murie, Olaus Murie
Alaska Northwest Books
2003
369
088240489X
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Murie's field biologist husband supplies not only fodder for the stories but also the illustrations for this tale of life on the Alaskan frontier.
$18.99

Winterdance, The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod

ALA58
Gary Paulsen
Harcourt Books
1995
256
0156001454
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A man and his dogs against 1,150 miles of icy wilderness in the dead of winter. Paulsen, a novice, survived the 17-day journey with his sense of humor intact.
$15.00

Make Prayers to the Raven, A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest

ALA59
Richard Nelson
University of Chicago Press
1986
292
0226571637
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Weaving his travels with history, ethnography and nature, Nelson writes movingly of the traditional ways of life of Alaska's Koyukon, the Athabaskan people living in northern Alaska.
$31.00

The Cruise of the Corwin

ALA76
John Muir, William Frederic Bade (Editor)
Houghton Mifflin Company
2000
320
0618057013
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An account of an 1881 voyage with Muir and others in search of the Jeanette Expedition, this book is also an eyewitness report of little-known lands including the Chukchi Peninsula, Diomede, Wrangel and Herald islands.
$18.95

Green Alaska, Dreams From the Far Coast

ALA77
Nancy Lord
Counterpoint
2000
192
1582430780
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An impressionistic, evocative account of the turn-of-the-century Harriman Expedition and the changes wrought in coastal Alaska.
$15.95

Winter Watch

ALA78
James Ramsey, Laura Dasson (Illustrator)
Alaska Northwest Books
1989
144
088240329X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A diary of life in the Brooks Range.
$9.95

Alaska's Seashore Creatures: A Guide to Selected Marine Invertebrates

ALA80
Carmen Field, Conrad Field (Photographer)
Alaska Northwest Books
1999
96
0882405160
PAPER
Field Guide
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A slim, illustrated guide to more than 50 invertebrates found along the coast of Alaska.
$12.95

To the Top of the Continent

ALA83
Frederick A. Cook
Aa Balkema
1996
368
0965399508
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The 90th anniversary edition of the much-debated account by Frederick Cook of his first-ever ascent of Mount McKinley (1903-1906).
$19.95

Prince William Sound, West Map

ALA85
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
1566950171
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of Prince William Sound (including Chugach National Park) at a scale of 1:105,600.
$11.95

Denali National Park and Preserve Map

ALA88
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2007
2
0925873691
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable, fold-up topographic map of Denali and surroundings at a scale of 1:225,000.
$11.95

Moon Handbook Alaska

ALA90
Deke Castleman, Don Pitcher
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
450
1631214969
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
From whitewater rafting to hiking, this comprehensive guidebook is an excellent overview of the places, culture and nature of Alaska and the Yukon.
$21.99

Mammals of North America, Temperate and Arctic Regions

NAM02
Adrian Forsyth
Firefly Books
2006
352
1554072336
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome, illustrated reference to the mammals of North America.
$29.95

The Way of the Masks

PNW58
Claude Levi-Strauss
University of Washington Press
1988
276
029596636x
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An interpretation of the social meaning behind a variety of masks created by Pacific Northwest Indian cultures by the famous French anthropologist.
$22.95

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

Trout, An Illustrated History

FSH03
James Prosek
Alfred Knopf
1996
160
067944453X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Prosek's 70 magnificent watercolors depict the various common, rare and extinct species of these spendid freshwater salmonids.
$35.00

Tongass, Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaska Rain Forest

ALA105
Kathie Durbin
Oregon State University Press
1999
328
0870710567
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An environmental history of North America's largest temperate rainforest.
$19.95

The Wilderness of Denali, Explorations of a Hunter-Naturalist in Northern Alaska

ALA108
Charles Sheldon, C. Hart Merriam (Introduction)
National Book Network
2000
416
1568331525
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A classic account of camping and hunting in the area surrounding Mt. McKinley, originally published in 1930.
$23.95

Arctic Crossing, A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture

ARC98
Jonathan Waterman
Lyons Press
2002
376
1585747300
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting account of a 2,200 mile solo journey across the Arctic from Prudhoe Bay to the Gulf of Boothia by kayak, accomplished in stages from 1997-1999.
$16.95

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park Map

ALA110
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2016
2
1566950465
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, full-color map of Alaska's Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park with good topographic relief at a scale of 1:375,000.
$11.95

Katmai National Park & Preserve Map 248

ALA111
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2001
2
1566950309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, full-color topographic map of Alaska's Katmai National Park & Preserve at a scale of 1:272,000. Printed on tear-proof, water-resistant tyvek.
$11.95

The Thousand-Mile War, World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians

ALA114
Brian Garfield
University of Alaska Press
1996
456
0912006838
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A gripping account of the Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43), originally published in 1969. Many of the islands, depicted in black-and-white photographs, are littered with WWII era runways, huts and other relics.
$24.95

Wilderness at Dawn: The Settling of the North American Continent

USE144
Ted Morgan
Touchstone
1994
541
0671882376
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An epic history of the continent.
$33.95

Alaska Light: Ideas and Images from a Northern Land

ALA122
Kim Heacox
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
1998
112
0944197558
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Kim Heacox, one of Alaska's most renowned photographers, turns his camera to landscapes and wildlife found throughout the state in this attractive book of photographs, complemented by informative essays.
$22.95

Alaska By Cruise Ship

ALA125
Anne Vipond
Ocean Cruise Guides
2014
352
1927747031
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide to ports of call, excursions and sightseeing from Seattle to Anchorage. With a short overview of the culture, nature and history of Alaska, a full-color pull-out map and excellent town maps.
$21.95

Glacier Bay National Park, A Backcountry Guide to the Glaciers and Beyond

ALA127
Jim DuFresne
Mountaineers
1987
152
0898861322
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A slim guide to Glacier Bay for the adventurous traveler, with an abundance of good general information about geology, history and wildlife. It includes descriptions of major kayaking and hiking routes.
$10.95

Northland Stories

ALA131
Jonathan Auerbach (Editor), Jack London
Penguin
1997
400
0140189963
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
London's turn-of-the-century tales of life in the remote wilderness, inspired by the Gold Rush of 1897.
$16.00

The Northern Lights, The True Story of the Man Who Unlocked the Secrets of the Aurora Borealis

ARC104
Lucy Jago
Vintage Books
2002
320
0375708820
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
The compelling story of Kristian Birkeland, the turn-of-the-century Norwegian scientist who devoted his career to understanding the aurora borealis, this book also covers the science, history, myth and romance of the phenomenon.
$16.95

Ice Ages, Solving the Mystery

GEO17
Katherine Palmer Imbrie, John Imbrie
Harvard University Press
1986
224
0674440757
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the geologic evidence explaining the Earth's ice ages, written for a general audience.
$32.00

An Observers Guide to the Geology of Prince William Sound

ALA139
Jim Lethcoe
Aa Balkema
1990
240
1877900001
PAPER
Field Guide
9/20/2007
0
0
0
0
A locally published overview and guide to the geology of Prince William Sound with 78 photographs, maps and descriptions of 124 sites. It includes a history of mines and mining.
$17.95

A History of Prince William Sound Alaska

ALA141
Jim Lethcoe, Nancy Lethcoe
Aa Balkema
2000
275
1877900125
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A locally published history of the region from fur trading center to tourist destination. With photographs, illustrations and maps.
$19.95

For Kids

A Child's Glacier Bay

ALA87
Kimberly Corral
Alaska Northwest Books
1998
32
0882405039
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A photographic journal of camping and kayaking at Glacier Bay with 13-year-old Hannah, younger brother Ben and their parents.
$15.95

Alaska ABC Book

ALA190
Charlene Kreeger, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Random House
2003
32
0933914016
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Q is for Qiviut (an Arctic musk ox). Young children (ages 4 to 8) will love this introduction to Alaska in an illustrated ABC format.
$10.99

Alaska's 12 Days of Summer

ALA191
Pat Chamberlain-Calamar, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Sasquatch Books
2003
32
1570613419
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A lighthearted tribute to the wildlife of Alaska for youngsters, presented in illustrations and song lyrics set to the tune of "The 12 Days of Christmas."
$10.99

Alaska's Three Bears

ALA189
Shelley Gill, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Random House
2003
32
093400711X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This book, written for elementary school kids, teaches about bear ecology through the story of a black bear, a grizzly bear and a polar bear and their search for homes in the Alaskan wilderness.
$10.99

How Do Birds Find Their Way?

BST87
Roma Gans, Paul Mirocha (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1996
32
006445150X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Many birds travel for thousands of miles between their winter and summer homes. This colorful introduction, written for elementary school children, explores the science behind migration.
$5.99

Kiana's Iditarod

ALA104
Shelley Gill, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Sasquatch Books
2008
64
1570615896
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Geared towards elementary school students, this is a tale of the great Alaskan dog-sled race Iditarod, as seen through the eyes of Kiana, one of the lead sled dogs. A lively and enjoyable read for the family.
$10.99

Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest

ALA62
Gerald McDermott
Harcourt Books
1993
0152656618
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Told in simple language, this beautifully illustrated traditional tale of the raven -- a familiar symbol on totem poles -- is geared for children ages 4-8. A Caldecott Honor Book.
$17.00

Ancient Forests, Discovering Nature

ALA67
Margaret Anderson
Aa Balkema
2003
40
0941042146
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The ecology and folklore of the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest come alive in this workbook, featuring 16 activities for children ages 9-12.
$6.95

Children of the Midnight Sun, Young Native Voices of Alaska

ALA68
Tricia Brown
Alaska Northwest Books
2007
48
0882406175
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A profile of eight children from diverse backgrounds, this book features vivid color photography and great information on daily life, customs and background of the Tlingit, Haida, Aleut and other cultures throughout Alaska. Aimed at children ages 9-12, it nicely balances modern challenges and traditional ways.
$9.99

Eyewitness Bird

BRD04
David Burnie
DK Publishing
2008
64
0756637686
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An introduction to birds, their evolution, biology and behavior, in the graphic Eyewitness style with hundreds of color photographs and drawings of feathers, wings, nests, eggs (and surprisingly few birds!).
$16.99

Frozen Stiff

ALA103
Sherry Shahan
Laurel-Leaf Publishing
1999
150
0440413737
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A story of adventure set in the Alaskan wilderness. Two young kayakers set out for what they figure will be a harmless day on the fjords, when an unexpected twist of events sends them into a struggle for survival. Perfect for preteens.
$7.99

Kavik the Wolf Dog

ALA99
Walt Morey, Peter Parnall
Puffin
1997
192
0140384235
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A reprint of a classic children's novel about the wolf-dog Kavik and the boy who saves him in the Alaskan wilderness. Kavik, who has been reared as a champion sled-dog, is taken away from the boy and must make a perilous journey back to his home in Washington. Written for preteens.
$6.99

Seabird

OCE79
Holling C. Holling
1978
PAPER
Literature
61
0395266815
Houghton Mifflin Company
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Across four generations and around the world, by whaler, clipper, steamer and airplane, Holling traces American seafaring through the eyes of an ivory gull in this illustrated classic. Ages 9-12
$11.95

Whale (Eyewitness Books)

BST10
Frank Greenaway
DK Publishing
2004
72
0756607396
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
With 900 detailed illustrations, this slim book is a highly visual guide to cetaceans that will appeal to kids ages 9 to 12.
$16.99

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

PNW90
Margaret Craven
Aa Balkema
1993
159
0440343690
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this brief novel, a young vicar comes to live with the Kwakiutl Indians of the town of Kingcome in the Pacific Northwest. Written for teens but worthwhile for adults.
$6.99

Julie of the Wolves

ALA144
Jean Craighead George
HarperCollins
1972
170
0064400581
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The classic tale of a young Eskimo girl who chooses to run with the wolves rather than submit to a cruel husband. This young adult novel whipped up some controversy on publication in 1972, due to brief but violent sexual content, and we would caution parents that it's most appropriate for teens and sophisticated pre-teens.
$6.99

Tisha, The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness

ALA133
Robert Specht
Bantam Doubleday
2003
342
0553265962
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The story of Anne Hobbs, who went to Alaska to teach and became a crusader on behalf of Alaska's native peoples.
$7.99

Touching Spirit Bear

PNW127
Ben Mikaelsen
HarperCollins
2002
241
038080560X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel follows Cole, an abused and abusive teen, who chooses banishment to an Alaskan island over incarceration. But for Cole to reform, it takes an encounter with the white Spirit Bear of First Nation legends.
$7.99

Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival

ALA64
Velma Wallis
HarperCollins Publishers
2004
175
0060723521
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A retelling of a traditional Athabaskan legend by an Athabaskan woman born and raised in Fort Yukon. It's an inspiring tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe who must make their way alone through the Alaskan wild. Preteens and teenagers will especially enjoy it.
$13.99

Call of the Wild, White Fang, and To Build a Fire

ARC10
Jack London
Modern Library
1993
416
037575251X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The best of London's timeless tales of adventure in Alaska, rich in details of history and geography, flora and fauna -- and dogs.
$7.95

For Kids

Call of the Wild, White Fang, and To Build a Fire

ARC10
Jack London
Modern Library
1993
416
037575251X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The best of London's timeless tales of adventure in Alaska, rich in details of history and geography, flora and fauna -- and dogs.
$7.95

Whale (Eyewitness Books)

BST10
Frank Greenaway
DK Publishing
2004
72
0756607396
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
With 900 detailed illustrations, this slim book is a highly visual guide to cetaceans that will appeal to kids ages 9 to 12.
$16.99

Eyewitness Bird

BRD04
David Burnie
DK Publishing
2008
64
0756637686
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An introduction to birds, their evolution, biology and behavior, in the graphic Eyewitness style with hundreds of color photographs and drawings of feathers, wings, nests, eggs (and surprisingly few birds!).
$16.99

Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival

ALA64
Velma Wallis
HarperCollins Publishers
2004
175
0060723521
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A retelling of a traditional Athabaskan legend by an Athabaskan woman born and raised in Fort Yukon. It's an inspiring tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe who must make their way alone through the Alaskan wild. Preteens and teenagers will especially enjoy it.
$13.99

Ancient Forests, Discovering Nature

ALA67
Margaret Anderson
Aa Balkema
2003
40
0941042146
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The ecology and folklore of the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest come alive in this workbook, featuring 16 activities for children ages 9-12.
$6.95

Children of the Midnight Sun, Young Native Voices of Alaska

ALA68
Tricia Brown
Alaska Northwest Books
2007
48
0882406175
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A profile of eight children from diverse backgrounds, this book features vivid color photography and great information on daily life, customs and background of the Tlingit, Haida, Aleut and other cultures throughout Alaska. Aimed at children ages 9-12, it nicely balances modern challenges and traditional ways.
$9.99

A Child's Glacier Bay

ALA87
Kimberly Corral
Alaska Northwest Books
1998
32
0882405039
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A photographic journal of camping and kayaking at Glacier Bay with 13-year-old Hannah, younger brother Ben and their parents.
$15.95

Kavik the Wolf Dog

ALA99
Walt Morey, Peter Parnall
Puffin
1997
192
0140384235
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A reprint of a classic children's novel about the wolf-dog Kavik and the boy who saves him in the Alaskan wilderness. Kavik, who has been reared as a champion sled-dog, is taken away from the boy and must make a perilous journey back to his home in Washington. Written for preteens.
$6.99

Frozen Stiff

ALA103
Sherry Shahan
Laurel-Leaf Publishing
1999
150
0440413737
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A story of adventure set in the Alaskan wilderness. Two young kayakers set out for what they figure will be a harmless day on the fjords, when an unexpected twist of events sends them into a struggle for survival. Perfect for preteens.
$7.99

Kiana's Iditarod

ALA104
Shelley Gill, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Sasquatch Books
2008
64
1570615896
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Geared towards elementary school students, this is a tale of the great Alaskan dog-sled race Iditarod, as seen through the eyes of Kiana, one of the lead sled dogs. A lively and enjoyable read for the family.
$10.99

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

PNW90
Margaret Craven
Aa Balkema
1993
159
0440343690
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this brief novel, a young vicar comes to live with the Kwakiutl Indians of the town of Kingcome in the Pacific Northwest. Written for teens but worthwhile for adults.
$6.99

Tisha, The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness

ALA133
Robert Specht
Bantam Doubleday
2003
342
0553265962
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The story of Anne Hobbs, who went to Alaska to teach and became a crusader on behalf of Alaska's native peoples.
$7.99

Julie of the Wolves

ALA144
Jean Craighead George
HarperCollins
1972
170
0064400581
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The classic tale of a young Eskimo girl who chooses to run with the wolves rather than submit to a cruel husband. This young adult novel whipped up some controversy on publication in 1972, due to brief but violent sexual content, and we would caution parents that it's most appropriate for teens and sophisticated pre-teens.
$6.99

Touching Spirit Bear

PNW127
Ben Mikaelsen
HarperCollins
2002
241
038080560X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel follows Cole, an abused and abusive teen, who chooses banishment to an Alaskan island over incarceration. But for Cole to reform, it takes an encounter with the white Spirit Bear of First Nation legends.
$7.99

Seabird

OCE79
Holling C. Holling
1978
PAPER
Literature
61
0395266815
Houghton Mifflin Company
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Across four generations and around the world, by whaler, clipper, steamer and airplane, Holling traces American seafaring through the eyes of an ivory gull in this illustrated classic. Ages 9-12
$11.95

Alaska's Three Bears

ALA189
Shelley Gill, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Random House
2003
32
093400711X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This book, written for elementary school kids, teaches about bear ecology through the story of a black bear, a grizzly bear and a polar bear and their search for homes in the Alaskan wilderness.
$10.99

Alaska ABC Book

ALA190
Charlene Kreeger, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Random House
2003
32
0933914016
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Q is for Qiviut (an Arctic musk ox). Young children (ages 4 to 8) will love this introduction to Alaska in an illustrated ABC format.
$10.99

Alaska's 12 Days of Summer

ALA191
Pat Chamberlain-Calamar, Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
Sasquatch Books
2003
32
1570613419
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A lighthearted tribute to the wildlife of Alaska for youngsters, presented in illustrations and song lyrics set to the tune of "The 12 Days of Christmas."
$10.99

How Do Birds Find Their Way?

BST87
Roma Gans, Paul Mirocha (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1996
32
006445150X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Many birds travel for thousands of miles between their winter and summer homes. This colorful introduction, written for elementary school children, explores the science behind migration.
$5.99